Palaeontological evidence of evolution, Biology

EVIDENCES OF EVOLUTION -

The evidences of organic evolution derived from many lines of study indicate that present day forms have arisen by gradual changes from pre existing forms and that the more complex forms have been evolved from simpler forms.

These evidences are -

PALAEONTOLOGICAL EVIDENCE -

  • Direct evidences in support of evolution are provided by paleontology.
  • Fossils are the remains and or impressions that lived in the past.
  • Sedimentary rocks having fossils of past animal and plant life or their impressions or imprints provides an excellent picture of the story of evolution.
  • The father of Palaeontology - Leonardo de Vinci (1452 - 1519). ( The founder of modern Palaeontology - George Cuvier (1800).
  • Birbal Sahni is famous for Indian palaeontology.
  • Definition of fossils was given by Charls Lyell.
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